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Chip Ganassi Racing
Daytona International Speedway will be a great warmup track for Chip Ganassi Racing‘s NTT IndyCar Series, which will have all of its drivers competing in the 2022 Rolex 24.There’s a lot of buzz surrounding Jimmie Johnson’s rookie season in IndyCar. But how much does his relationship with Chip Ganassi and Team Penske actually matter? And what are some of the best practices, the team has used to win races? We will look at both of these topics. Chip Ganassi and Team Penske have a history of rivalry, but the two teams’ relationship is more interesting than their rivalry.
Jimmie Johnson’s IndyCar rookie season
While he may be a retired NASCAR driver, Jimmie Johnson pursued an opportunity in open-wheel racing and signed with Chip Ganassi Racing. Although he knew it wouldn’t be easy, the young driver has found his niche and enjoyed the experience. His rookie season with the team was filled with excitement and fun, and he intends to continue the tradition in his second season.
In 2021, Johnson will compete for 14-time INDYCAR champions Chip Ganassi Racing in the NTT DATA IndyCar Series. Johnson raced in 13 races on the road and street circuits, finishing 17th overall. Johnson returns for the 2022 season, competing on ovals throughout the season, including the iconic Indianapolis 500.
The six-time NTT IndyCar Series Champion (2003, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2018 and 2020) and 2008 Indianapolis 500 Winner returns to Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) in 2022 for his 21st season — the team’s longest driver tenure in history (1990-Present). Dixon will compete in the NTT IndyCar Series for the 22nd time in 2022 with Car No. 9.
Dixon is the winningest active IndyCar driver, with 51 victories, and is presently placed third on the all-time IndyCar victory list. The New Zealander starts the 2022 season with 19 IndyCar Series victories, an IndyCar Series record.